The Democrats aren’t being honest about health care

The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the recently passed House Republican health-care bill. First, they want you to think that this bill doesn’t amount to anything — that it’s not a victory for Trump, will never become law, and has been completely disregarded by the Senate. Second, they want you to think that Republicans’ repeal-and-replace bill is a catastrophic development for the GOP and the nation — that it will cost Republicans their majority, is certainly political suicide for the party as a whole, and is already adversely affecting the health of many Americans. But the health-care bill simply cannot amount to nothing on the one hand and deal a fatal blow to the entire Republican Party and be a plague on the population on the other.

In listening to House and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), one is led to believe that the pain and suffering caused by the Republican health-care bill will be unbearable, that widows and orphans will be dropping like flies. Even former president Barack Obama took a break from his jet-setting, yacht-sailing life to prevail upon Congress the need to exercise “political courage” in not repealing Obamacare. The Democrats’ comments are just partisan spin meant to distract from the real story — that liberals’ beloved Obamacare is falling apart….

Source: The Democrats aren’t being honest about health care – The Washington Post


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